Vr lately has almost always been labelled as a niche market for enthusiasts and early adopters. But with the launch of Oculus Quest it seems the industry is trying to change that. Are we looking at a successful VR product that has appeal to a mass market? Let's find out! No Barriers The biggest … Continue reading Oculus Quest – VR for Everyone!
Okay so this may come across as negative and a little cynical but I feel that Sony deciding to bow out of this year's E3 was a smart progressive decision. Below I will list the reasons why: Dated Format For years E3 has struggled to keep up with media consumption. The old tact of … Continue reading Sony Win E3 2019 – By not showing up!
Okay so I'm not very good at this. Last year I made predictions and I think only one of them came true but I'll keep trying. You can see last year's in the link below if you like : https://geekgasm.org/2018/06/06/e3-2018-pauls-crazy-predictions/ Not to be deterred I'm hoping to get a few more right this time around. … Continue reading E3 2019 – Paul’s Crazy Predictions
I was lucky enough to get my new Rift delivered a week ago. Since then I've sunk a bit of time experimenting with it and here are my conclusions so far Initial Setup Gripes I think I was very unlucky here and really I can't fault the Rift itself. There are only two cables … Continue reading Oculus Rift S – Hands on Review
Zero Latency is a relatively new arrival here in Ireland who offer different VR packages for customers to enjoy. Located in the Industrial park in Sandyford, Zero Latency offers an impressive VR service and guarantees fun for all! Myself and a group of friends booked in for the Zombie package known as 'Outbreak Origins' which … Continue reading Zero Latency – Full VR Immersion
So it seems clear lately that the major players in gaming are pushing for cloud streaming as a viable future and a natural evolution of the medium. Film & Tv have gone the way of streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon & Hulu so it makes sense that gaming should embrace a similar path. The … Continue reading Future Cloud Gaming – Google Stadia in Depth
So it seems Nintendo will also be entering the virtual reality market shortly albeit in a limited kind of way! As part of the 'Labo' range of cardboard accessories, Nintendo will launch a range of 'Nintendo Labo VR kits' in April. The base model (headset) has five toy-con accessories that can be used in … Continue reading Nintendo VR
Recently leaked details from a Sony patent has shown a promising future for VR. The patent which has been granted, outlines a wire free headset. Speculation is rife but it seems clear that the next generation of Virtual reality headsets coming from Sony will be less restrictive. This is a huge step forward in immersion … Continue reading Virtual Reality Goes Wireless!
Yesterday Microsoft revealed the news that they are making their rather successful 'XBox Live Services' available on other platforms. Nintendo Switch, iOS & Android are all on board and it means cross platform play is a much simpler prospect for all games including third party across many different devices. Add to this the integration of … Continue reading XBox Live for Everyone!!
So the PlayStation Classic launched last year in December to little or no fan fare. The twenty games built-in weren't Sony's best and didn't feel like essential buying for gamers. Also the asking price was €110 here in Ireland which is quite expensive. Naturally enough, critics tore it apart and rightly so. This was a … Continue reading The PlayStation Classic – An essential flop!